Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of crinkle.
  • adj. Having crinkles

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having short bends, turns, or wrinkles; wrinkled; wavy; zigzag.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. uneven by virtue of having wrinkles or waves

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Absurd as it was, the phrase crinkled Stanton's heart just the merest trifle.

    Molly Make-Believe

  • Pinned to her clothes – striped Eastern things, and that kind of crinkled silk stuff they weave in Crete and Cyprus – was a piece of parchment, a scapular we thought at first, but which was found to contain only the name Διονεα – Dionea, as they pronounce it here.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • Pinned to her clothes -- striped Eastern things, and that kind of crinkled silk stuff they weave in Crete and Cyprus -- was a piece of parchment, a scapular we thought at first, but which was found to contain only the name _Dionea_ -- Dionea, as they pronounce it here.

    Hauntings

  • The two sisters who founded the label in 2005, Laura and Kate Mulleavy, created a new vision of gentle, feminine beauty, in a palette based on the colours of earth and sky, and a homespun patchwork of fabrics such as crinkled silk, linen, and wool gauze.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • They were really, really light -- the paper was translucent and kind of crinkled -- so you could fill up to two or three pages and not rack up a fortune in stamps when you went to mail your letter.

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  • "crinkled" no longer claims to be a badge of superior sanctity.

    With the Guards' Brigade from Bloemfontein to Koomati Poort and Back

  • And the other fellow-his left ear was kind of crinkled, if you know what I mean. "

    The Hidden Staircase

  • She thought of the way his eyes crinkled up at the corners when he smiled.

    Choker

  • Her eyes were sky blue and crinkled at the edges when she grinned.

    Starcraft II: Devils’ Due

  • His eyes crinkled with laughter, the burning intensity brightening to a sunshine brilliance.

    Earl of Durkness

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